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Innovation and Pollution: How can innovation in cities help tackle pollution?

July 5, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm


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Venue : The Crystal, Royal Victoria Docks, Siemens Brothers Way, London, E16 1GB

Date: Wednesday 5th July 2017


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Air pollution has gained significant attention over the last couple of years, increasing on both the political agenda and more widely among the public conscience. While it is apparent that tackling air pollution requires a holistic response from policy makers, businesses and individuals, increasingly there is a significant role for technology and innovation. Whether it is how we monitor, mitigate or adapt to pollution, plan our cities, travel or move goods around, innovative business models, technologies and ideas pay an ever important role in tackling air pollution.

This conference will outline some of the key challenges related to air pollution and explore a number of innovative solutions.


Challenges Solutions
·         Safer, healthier streets ·         Autonomous vehicles
·         Unsustainable use of resources ·         Sharing economy
·         Pollution from freight ·         Innovative freight
·         Apathy and vulnerability ·         Technology
·         Engagement


Why should you attend?

This event offers you the chance to:

  • Explore challenges of air pollution
  • Understand how innovative business models, ideas and technologies are helping tackle pollution
  • Develop new ideas and solid actions to improve air qualit
  • Connect policy makers, local planners, and other community groups
  • Amazing speakers and leaders on Innovation such as: Dearman, DriveNow UK, Airlabs, Siemens.

Event Format

13:00 Arrivals and registration
13:30 Welcome by Samantha Heath, Chief Executive of LSx
13:35 Assessment survey
13:45 Introducing concepts: Innovation technology solving urban challenges by Mark Jenkinson, Siemens
14:05 Introducing concepts by keynote speaker
14:25 Q&A with the keynote speakers
14:45 Break: Networking and looking at challenges (posters in the room)
15:25 Introducing solution workshops by organisations 
17:00 Feedback and survey
17:30 Closing remarks
17:45 Drinks and networking until 18:00
18:30 Sustainable City Awards (guests are welcome to stay for the awards)



This event will include a Q&A session, and the chance to discuss challenges and solutions with other delegates and the organisations. The day has been designed purposefully to offer you the greatest opportunity to contribute your ideas and network with influential and knowledgeable people.


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July 5, 2017
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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The Crystal
1 Siemens Brothers Way, Royal Victoria Dock
London, E16 1GB United Kingdom


Nelly Defaut
0207 234 9400